Question: Are Service Dogs Allowed On Cruise Ships?

Service dogs are permitted to accompany the person with a disability in all public areas, including dining venues.

While in public areas, service dogs must be on a leash, harness or other restraining device.

Guests may bring a reasonable quantity of food and bowls for the dog onboard the ship at no additional charge.

Can you bring a service dog on a cruise ship?

Carnival Cruise Lines-Service dogs are welcome on board. Carnival does not allow live animals onboard other than service animals. Guests must give at least 14 days advance notice if they are bringing a service animal on board.

Are service dogs allowed on Carnival cruise ships?

Carnival Cruise Lines only permits service/working dogs onboard, a working/service dog is legally defined and is trained to meet the disability related need. We do not allow guests to sail with therapy/companion dogs or service dogs in training.

Can emotional support dogs go on a cruise?

For most cruise lines across the world, service animals are allowed for persons with disabilities. The acceptance of emotional support animals, on the other hand, may vary depending on the cruise line.

Are there any cruises that are pet friendly?

When it comes to cruise ships that allow pets, there’s only one: Cunard’s Queen Mary 2. On certain transatlantic sailings — those between New York and Southampton, either direction — you can bring your dog or cat, but that doesn’t mean your fuzzy family members will be able to snuggle with you in your cabin.